24 Feb '12, 7pm

Action-Packed, "LEGO-Style" Transformer Apartment Unfolds in 258 Sq. Ft (Video)

Action-Packed, "LEGO-Style" Transformer Apartment Unfolds in 258 Sq. Ft (Video)

Fair Companies /Screen capture Transformer-style small spaces come in all shapes and sizes, much like their creators. Though nowhere as extreme as this 78 square foot shoebox apartment in Manhattan, this pared-down, 258 square foot remodelled pigeon loft in Barcelona's hip Born district takes its inspiration from boat design to create a space that has most of its hideaway elements tucked into one wall -- plus a pull-out bed that's hidden under the balcony, of all places. Check out the full tour from Fair Companies : Definitely a far cry from the original state of the apartment, seen here: Fair Companies/Screen capture Spring-loaded doors conceal all the visual clutter, while furniture like tables and the sofa have to be "built" in order to be used, prompting resident and photographer Christian Schallert to quip with a smile that he lives "in an action apartment," while his...

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